Monday, June 14, 2010

Finished Big-Kid Quilts

Thanks to everyone who sweetly ooh-ed and ahh-ed when I brought my in-progress quilts to the last meeting for Show & Tell! I thought you might like to see them in their finished state.

Fraternal Quilts

I wrote a little about them as a pair (along with a random biology lesson on fraternal vs. identical twins), and then each individually: once for my son, and once for my daughter. Plenty of details on fabric, quilting, design, etc.

Friday, June 4, 2010

What I wish I could bring for Show & Tell

Does anyone else have the problem of always making quilts for other people and never keeping any for yourself? That's me. The vast majority of quilts that I make are out the door almost as soon as I pull them out of the dryer. It's a good thing I am nuts about taking pictures before they leave my clutches!

So, here's the two that I wish I could bring for Show & Tell on Saturday. First, a baby quilt for my cousin's new daughter, Mia.

In Full Bloom - flying away!

I called it "In Full Bloom," and you can read more about it (and see more pictures) over here. I love how bright it is, and how it's definitely a girl's quilt without being completely over-the-top and frilly.

Second, my sister-in-law asked me to make a quilt as a wedding gift for a friend of hers (yes, she paid me for it!).


I called it "Cobblestones," and I literally sent it on its way within two hours of taking its picture (which I did at about 6:30 in the morning). See more of it here.

You'll have to forgive me if my Show & Tell pieces are still in progress! That's the only way to bring them to show people, apparently.


Liz J blogs about crafty things at teeny tiny quilts, and about life as a stay-at-home-mom at Goddess in Progress. She's really hoping her husband will take the kids to swim class on Saturday so she can come to the meeting.